HGAR Update

HGAR to Hold LIVE Member Appreciation Day on October 25

July 15, 2021

Considering the increase in the amount of vaccinations and decrease in COVID cases, the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® has opted to hold its 105th Annual Member Appreciation Day on Monday, as a LIVE event on October 25, at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center in Tarrytown. (formerly the DoubleTree Hotel). Last year, for…

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HGAR COO Ann Garti Retirement Event, Valley Rock Inn & Mountain Club, Sloatsburg

July 15, 2021

Ann Garti, HGAR COO From left, Crystal Hawkins-Syska, HGAR President and Ann Garti From left, Ann Garti and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO From left, Katheryn DeClerck and Ann Garti From left, Ann Garti, Gail Fattizzi, HGAR Immediate PastPresident, and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO From left, The Garti family: Jennifer and Andrew Garti, Ann Garti, Mark…

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86th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing, Village Club of Sands Point, June 21, 2021

July 15, 2021

Standing from left, Richard Guarino, Friedman Roth Realty Services, BMNAR Past President; Anthony Corvino, Original Energy; Kneelingf from left, Felix Nazario, Mount Sinai Hospital and Jim Slattery, Slattery Energy Consulting, Golf Chairman. From left, Mark F. Engel, Langsam Property Services Corp., BMNAR Pas President; David Diamond, Diamond Property Group, 2021 Humanitarian Award Recipient; Kathy Zamechansky,…

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HGAR Calendar | August 2021

July 13, 2021

JULY July 26 Update on Tax Implications of Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property Via Zoom, 12:00 Noon – 1:00PM July 27 RPAC Happy Hour Billy Joe’s Ribworks, Newburgh, 5:00PM – 7:00PM July 28 Breakfast with Benefits – Indoor Air Quality Via Zoom, 9:30AM – 10:30AM AUGUST August 3 Global Chat with State of Texas…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: July 2021

July 13, 2021

2021 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to July, 2021 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2021 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy,…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: April 21, 2021

July 12, 2021

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. April 21, 2021 via Zoom HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Hawkins-Syska presented the President’s Report providing her perspective on the state of real estate in the first quarter, observing that buyers are becoming frustrated due to the lack of inventory and bidding…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Eugenia Foxworth

July 9, 2021

A Woman of Many Talents Eugenia Foxworth recently had the distinction of being named president of FIABCI-USA, the global business networking organization for all professionals associated with the real estate industry. The owner of Foxworth Real Estate in Manhattan, she is also the first African American person elected to this position. While she has excelled…

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HGAR Hires Garcia as New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

July 7, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors recently welcomed Freddimir “Freddy” Garcia, of Poughkeepsie as its new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Officer. In this newly created role, Garcia will lead the association’s efforts in developing and executing HGAR’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and initiatives. He will be working out of HGAR’s White Plains…

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August 2021 Featured Classes

July 1, 2021

August 2021 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com /914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card August 5 - CORE Day* with…

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Ann Garti Reminisces

June 30, 2021

This may be the most difficult thing I’ve ever written as goodbyes often are. Although I know I have made the right decision to retire it does not come without ambivalence. It is difficult to imagine that I won’t be waking up each morning and heading to the job I love and have loved doing…

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RPAC President’s Circle Conference 2021 Did Not Disappoint

June 29, 2021

The past 15 months have drained me. You’ve probably felt the same way, for your own set of reasons. After being “Zoomed out in a rectangle” since the pandemic began, I felt a strong need for people, discussion, ideas, solutions, hugs and love!!! All these came at me like a tidal wave at the recent…

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Five Questions With HGAR COO Ann Garti

June 16, 2021

GOSHEN—At the end of this month a familiar face in the real estate industry in Orange County and the Hudson Valley region will be retiring after more than 40 years of dedicated service. HGAR Chief Operating Officer Ann Garti, who also serves as the office manager for HGAR’s Goshen office, is retiring on June 30.…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: March 17, 2021

June 16, 2021

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. March 17, 2021 via Zoom HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Crystal Hawkins-Syska presented the President’s Report, bringing the Directors attention to a press release regarding findings of an undercover investigation relating to housing discrimination and the filing of a lawsuit that occurred…

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Real Estate Leaders Discuss Rebound of NYC’s Luxury Market

June 15, 2021

NEW YORK—Top New York real estate professionals zoomed in on the region’s luxury housing market to analyze the wave of multimillion-dollar sales, and weighed in on pricing, buying trends and prized locations at a virtual panel recently hosted by the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. and OneKey MLS. All agreed the luxury markets in…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: June 2021

June 14, 2021

2021 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to June, 2021 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2021 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy,…

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HG Realtor Foundation Donates More Than $4,000 to Three Local Charities

June 14, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation recently donated $4,300 to three local charities in the Hudson Valley. They include: My Sister’s Place in White Plains, Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland in Haverstraw and the Castle Hill YMCA in the Bronx. For more than 40 years, My Sisters’ Place has been Westchester's pioneering leader and…

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HGAR Calendar | July 2021

June 10, 2021

JUNE June 21 86th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing The Village Club of Sands Point, Sands Point June 22 Women's Council of Realtors - Realtor Beer Garden Bingo Wolf & Warrior Brewing Company, White Plains, 5:30PM - 8:00PM June 23 Breakfast with Benefits: "What are the Differences Between Working with a Mortgage Broker vs. Loan…

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July 2021 Featured Classes

June 3, 2021

July 2021 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com /914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card   July 6- 75 Hour Sales…

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